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TIME AND TENSE Time is an integral part of our life while Tense represents Grammatical Form of the Verb. The Uses of Tenses (I) SIMPLE PRESENT TENSIE (1) To represent Universal truth, Principle, Permanent activity or Nature These types of sentences denote the sense of Past, Present and Future time E.g., The Earth moves around the Sun. Water freezes at 4 C. Birds lay their eggs in their nests. I regularly go for a walk.
(2) To express Habitual action, Vivid description, Commentary, Broadcasting or Repeated action. E.g., She uses heavy cosmetics The Prime Minister hoists the national flag. India gets independence on the 15th of August, 1947.
(3) Clauses of time or conditions are also expressed in Simple Present Tense E.g., If you work hard, you will pass Please wait until I come